Mom's Meatloaf... the Sequel

Tammy Brownlow


I took my mom's meatloaf recipe as a base - which is very good by the way, and added some new elements. I love left over meatloaf for grilled cheese and meatloaf sandwiches or just a cold sandwich with mayo, lettuce and tomato.


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6 to 8
30 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


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1 medium
onion, finely diced
2 medium
bell peppers, finely diced - i use what ever color i have
3 medium
tomatoes, seeded and finely diced
4 clove
garlic, finely minced
1/4 c
italian parsley chopped
1 1/2 c
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
olive oil


3 lb
ground beef - i use 80/20
2 slice
bread, diced
milk, just enough to soak the bread
1 tsp
eggs, beaten
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Mom's Meatloaf... the Sequel


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2In a large skillet add olive oil and onion cook on medium 3 minutes. Add Peppers and continue to cook until onions and peppers are tender. Add garlic and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • 3Add ketchup, worcestershire sauce and stir until combined. Add parsley and tomatoes and stir those until combined. Taste and salt and pepper if desired.
  • 4place bread in a shallow dish and gently pour milk in a little at a time until milk is absorbed. Set aside.
  • 5In your mixer place ground beef 1 1/2 cups of the tomato pepper sauce, cumin and eggs. Add the soaked bread. Mix on low speed until well combined stopping and scraping the bowl often.
  • 6This is a tip I learned on the Rachel Ray Show a long time ago - Get about a tablespoon of the meat mixture and microwave until done 20 seconds. Taste to see if additional salt and pepper is desired.
  • 7After you are happy with the flavor place meat mixture in a 9 x 5 loaf pan. Top with 1/2 cup tomato pepper sauce. Then place bacon across the top.
  • 8Bake for an hour to an hour and a half until done. Let sit for 5 to ten minutes. Serve with additional tomato pepper sauce.

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About Mom's Meatloaf... the Sequel

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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